Subclinical hyperthyroidism and the risk of coronary heart disease and mortality

Collet, Tinh-Hai; Gussekloo, Jacobijn; Bauer, Douglas C; den Elzen, Wendy P J; Cappola, Anne R; Balmer, Philippe; Iervasi, Giorgio; Åsvold, Bjørn O; Sgarbi, José A; Völzke, Henry; Gencer, Bariş; Maciel, Rui M B; Molinaro, Sabrina; Bremner, Alexandra; Luben, Robert N; Maisonneuve, Patrick; Cornuz, Jacques; Newman, Anne B; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Westendorp, Rudi G J; ... (2012). Subclinical hyperthyroidism and the risk of coronary heart disease and mortality. Archives of internal medicine, 172(10), pp. 799-809. Chicago, Ill.: American Medical Association 10.1001/archinternmed.2012.402

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Data from prospective cohort studies regarding the association between subclinical hyperthyroidism and cardiovascular outcomes are conflicting.We aimed to assess the risks of total and coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality, CHD events, and atrial fibrillation (AF) associated with endogenous subclinical hyperthyroidism among all available large prospective cohorts.

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04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of General Internal Medicine (DAIM) > Clinic of General Internal Medicine > Centre of Competence for General Internal Medicine

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Rodondi, Nicolas




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04 Oct 2013 14:39

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